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Magnesium Lactate

In the US, Magnesium Lactate (magnesium lactate systemic) is a member of the drug class minerals and electrolytes and is used to treat Dietary Supplementation.

US matches:

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Mineral supplement

Chemical Names

2-Hydroxypropanoic acid magnesium salt

Magnesium bis(2-hydroxypropanoate)

Foreign Names

  • Magnesii lactas (Latin)
  • Magnesium dilactat (German)
  • Magnésium, lactate de (French)
  • Magnesio, lactato de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Magnesii lactas dihydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesium Lactate Dihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesii lactas dihydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnésium (lactate de) dihydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesium lactate dihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Magnesium Lactate Dihydrate (PH: BP 2016)

Brand Names


PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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